AFBF President Bob Stallman says Votes Show WOTUS is Flawed

“Key votes this week in the Senate delivered a resounding message that the proposed Waters of the U.S. rule is flawed in both substance and process. Senators indicated they will not tolerate outland... Read More

Nebraska Biocontainment Unit celebrates 10th anniversary

The University of Nebraska Medical Center and its clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine, celebrated the 10th anniversary Friday of the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit with a campus event bringing together leading government officials on the federal, state... Read More

Nebraska's February jobless rate of 2.7 percent lowest in US

LINCOLN, Neb. A new report shows that Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate of 2.7 percent last month was the lowest in the country. The Nebraska Labor Department said in the report released Friday that the February rate is seven-tenths of a po... Read More

Leaders will focus on driving returns, accelerating growth

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 27, 2015-- To drive further improvements in returns and accelerate the company's growth strategy, Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today announced five management appointments in its Corn business unit. Craig ... Read More

Cold Weather Rule Ends Tuesday

ASSOCIATED PRESS - A state agency is reminding utility customers who are behind on paying their electric and natural gas bills that the Kansas Cold Weather Rule ends Tuesday. The Kansas Corporation Commission says the rule aims to protect resident... Read More

One Room, One Teacher program look to honor rural education

One room school houses are a thing of the past, but Nebraska once led the nation with the most one room school houses throughout the state. Now the University of Nebraska-Kearney is recognizing those school houses, rural schools and the teachers that... Read More

Cover Crop & Soil Health Workshop- April 14th

The question is not how much rain you have, but how much rain soaked in? We’ll discuss this important question at a Cover Crop and Soil Health Workshop to be held on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.  Location will be at the Don Blas... Read More

North Platte Communtiy College Changes Logo

Mid – Plains Community College Board of Governors has approved new athletic logos for North Platte Community College. The full new logo is similar to the old one with the arched spelling of North Platte with a different Knight in the middle. The Kn... Read More

Kansas Moving Closer To Issuing $1B Or More In Pension Bonds

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is moving closer to issuing $1 billion or more in bonds to bolster its pension system for teachers and government workers. The House and Senate have approved rival plans, even though many lawmakers view issuing bonds a... Read More

White House Issues Action Plan to Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria

WASHINGTON—The White House issued the most extensive action plan ever against drug-resistant bacteria, or superbugs, seeking to curb antibiotic use at farms and hospitals—and promote tests to find lethal bugs, and antibiotics to kill them. The... Read More

Firefighters overcome grass blaze south of North Platte

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. Authorities are investigating after a grass fire burned for nearly two hours and threatened homes south of Lake Maloney in Lincoln County. Battalion Chief Jason Trimble of the North Platte Fire Department says he believes the fi... Read More